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Mountain Elementary Presents 'Pop Star For The Day' Awards

on November 24, 2014 - 10:55am
Mountain Elementary School first grade student, Savanna Strother, second from left, was a winner of 'Pop Star for the Day' Nov. 14. Her prize included leading the pledge in the morning and the announcements as well as performing a song during lunch. Strother decided to share her singing experience with a few of her friends and they sang 'Let It Go' from the movie 'Frozen.' After her performance, Strother was escorted to her pop star throne. She wants to be a rock star when she grows up and she is definitely on her way! From left, Sophie, Savanna Strother, Sydney and Brooke. Courtesy photo

Scenes From Saturday's LAAC Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair

on November 23, 2014 - 3:41pm
Lange Burnett of Colours of the Wind sees the holiday fair through rose-colored glasses during the Los Alamos Arts Council's Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair Saturday at the Los Alamos Middle School. By Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 

Leah Senator, left, Annie Romero and Janet Trask of Four Generations get into the holiday spirit Saturday during the Los Alamos Arts Council's fair. By Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Akala of Akala's Jewelry participates in the Los Alamos Arts Council's Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair Saturday at the Los Alamos Middle School. By Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

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Grand Opening Of Unquarked The Wine Room Dec. 20!

on November 22, 2014 - 12:08pm

Operations Manager Veronica Black-Stepp is busy Thursday afternoon preparing for the Dec. 20 grand opening of Unquarked The Wine Room in Central Park Square. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

The flooring has been installed, tables and chairs are in and artwork fills the walls at the new wine room. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

 

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

The community-wide grand opening for Unquarked The Wine Bar in downtown Los Alamos is set for noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec.

Coro de Cámara Presents 'Silvery Tones' Tonight

on November 22, 2014 - 9:00am
Coro de Cámara in concert. Courtesy photo

CORO DE CAMERA News:

Coro de Cámara celebrates the 25-year history of the ensemble with “Silvery Tones”, a concert whose repertoire “snapshots” highlight the chamber chorus’ rich musical heritage.

The Concert is 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22 at Church of the Holy Faith, 311 East Palace Avenue in Santa Fe. Donations are gratefully accepted at the door. The group, which is comprised of singers from Los Alamos and Santa Fe, also celebrates the debut of its exciting new Artistic Director Nylea Butler-Moore.

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'Sacrifice and Service: The American Military Family' Opens In Library Gallery Dec. 4

on November 22, 2014 - 8:03am
An exhibit from 'Sacrifice and Service: The American Military Family' opening Dec. 4 at Mesa Public Library. Courtesy photo

LIBRARY News:

“Sacrifice and Service: The American Military Family” will be on display Dec. 4 through Jan. 2 in Mesa Public Library’s Upstairs Gallery.

The exhibit is on loan from the Museum of the American Military Family (MAMF) in Albuquerque, a nascent museum, which does not yet have a permanent location of its own. There will be a public reception 5-7 p.m  Dec. 4 in the Gallery. Director of the MAMF Dr.

Santa Fe Pro Musica Presents 'A Baroque Christmas'

on November 22, 2014 - 7:54am
The organ at the Loretto Chapel, which will be played for 'A Baroque Christmas.' Courtesy photo

SFPM News:

Santa Fe Pro Musica is pleased to present its beloved holiday tradition A Baroque Christmas featuring the Santa Fe Pro Musica Baroque Ensemble with mezzo-sopranos Deborah Domanski and Drea Pressley (alternating performances) 6-8 p.m. Friday, Dec.19 through Wednesday, Dec. 24 in the historic Loretto Chapel.

Experience the magic of the holidays at Santa Fe Pro Musica’s seasonal favorite A Baroque Christmas, featuring music of Baroque era composers performed on baroque instruments.

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Chamisa Staff Gets Creative For A Good Cause: Empty Bowls Project

on November 20, 2014 - 12:39pm

Empty Bowls Project Coordinator Deborah Gill receives a finished bowl from fifth grade teacher David Parsons. Courtesy photo

Chamisa teachers had so many colors to choose from. Courtesy photo

CHAMISA News:

Chamisa Elementary staff gathered Wednesday in the art room to participate in the Empty Bowls Project with coordinator Deborah Gill. Chamisa art teacher, Renee Mitsunaga will hold a second event Dec. 3 for parents. 

"We would like to provide our parents an opportunity to show off their creativity for a good cause," Mitsunaga said.

This service project benefits Self Help, Inc., an

Olions One Act Plays Preview 7 P.m. Today

on November 20, 2014 - 11:48am
Olions members acting in 'Idiosynchronization' from left, Leander Murphy, Emma Martens, Lauren Partin, Max Herrmann and Jack Majure-Barkley. Courtesy photo
 
'Roll the Dice' cast members from left, Ryan Gunther, Megan Pimentel, Donald Poston, Marja Graham, Opale Schappert and Rosemary Vigil. Courtesy photo
 
OLIONS News:
 
Los Alamos High School Olions' one act plays kick off with a special preview night at 7 p.m. today in the Black Box Theater in the main high school building.
 
"Idiosynchronization", directed by Ben Reichelt, features cast members Leander Murphy, Emma Martens,

Learn To Capture Autumn Plants And Pods At PEEC's Art Workshop Series

on November 20, 2014 - 11:05am

A drawing and watercolor by Lisa Coddington. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

PEEC is pleased to welcome back Santa Fe artist Lisa Coddington, for a series of art workshops on capturing the botanical wonders of autumn.

Coddington will lead a drawing workshop Thursday, Dec. 4 and then for those wishing to enhance their drawings with watercolors, there will be a painting workshop Dec. 11. Both classes run 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and are suggested for beginner and intermediate levels.

Autumn seed pods and dried plants offer an interesting stage of plant growth for observational art.

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